SATERE-MAWÉ: CIVILITY FACING COVID-19 is the reality in the distant village Sahu-Apé, on the Ariaú River banks, in the Amazonas state, Brazil north region. Masks, gloves and online medical advice have become routine among 71 indigenous people residents.
And, since the pandemic begins, no cases have been registered. Very different from Waikiru village, from same ethnicity, which 10% population of 200 indigenous people have the disease symptoms. Living closer to capital Manaus, and without assistance from Public health, they wisely made use of the forest ancestral products to treat the suspect coronavirus cases and escape death.
► SATERE-MAWÉ: CIVILITY FACING COVID-19 is the reality in the distant village Sahu-Apé, on the Ariaú River banks, in the Amazonas state, Brazil north region. Masks, gloves and online medical advice have become routine among 71 indigenous people residents.
Living hard social isolation time, how are the residents of favelas and communities in Rio de Janeiro city? As of today, May 29th of 2020, we will publish a videos series bringing their stories, outbursts and hopes. The current estimate is that 26% of Rio capital’s inhabitants do not have safely managed sanitation. They live in regions without access to running water and sewage, paved streets nor an official electricity system. Among these 1,781,090 people, at least 150,000, or 8.8%, “may soon be infected by Covid-19”,
At this time of the ongoing pandemic of 2019-20 coronavirus disease and social isolation (COVID-19), Marcelo Andrade Soares would close the doors of his panel micro company. But he reinvented himself: he aired a video on the internet saying that he has a Laser cutting machine capable of manufacturing 4,000 units of facepiece masks a day and offer them for health teams, but he’d need all the raw material.
Rio de Janeiro has potential to make a sustainable tourist complex became reality, making a priority the respect for traditional peoples, a scenario which does not exist anywhere on planet: an indigenous reference center, eternalizing ancestral knowledge for future generations – Aldeia Maracanã – next door of the sports complex which houses the most famous soccer stadium in the world, the Maracanã. Close to Metro and the integrated bus system. The Aldeia Maracanã indigenous occupation took place 14 years ago and, in 2013, some of the main indigenous leaders of the country met in Rio de Janeiro to collaborate in the project of Reference Center for Indigenous Brazilians Live Culture.
The early morning storm of March 1, 2020, displaced hundreds of families, northern West Zone of Rio de Janeiro. The region is located between the Pedra Branca and Mendanha mountains. Most residents lost everything they had. Realengo was one of the most affected neighborhoods, which registered an accumulation of rain around 300mm, equivalent to 300 liters of water in a container of just one square meter.
When Calypso docked at Port of Manaus in 1982, the largest species of freshwater dolphin would not have realized their name would change forever. The regionally popular red dolphin was renamed by Jacques Yves-Cousteau and, from that French oceanographer’s expedition